Africa

African Scientist’s Research on Mosquito Swarms Wins Awardi
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November 04, 2013 8:28 PM
A scientist from Burkina Faso has won an award from Britain’s Royal Society for his research on new ways to target mosquito swarms responsible for the spread of malaria. Henry Ridgwell reports for VOA from London that scientists say it’s vital to develop new tools to tackle the disease as both the malarial parasite, and the mosquitoes that carry it, are developing resistance to existing drugs and insecticides.

African Scientist’s Research on Mosquito Swarms Wins Award

Published November 04, 2013

A scientist from Burkina Faso has won an award from Britain’s Royal Society for his research on new ways to target mosquito swarms responsible for the spread of malaria. Henry Ridgwell reports for VOA from London that scientists say it’s vital to develop new tools to tackle the disease as both the malarial parasite, and the mosquitoes that carry it, are developing resistance to existing drugs and insecticides.


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